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Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
. president obama and civil rights activists can demands are gathering at the lincoln memorial mark, the 1963 march on washington led by dr. martin luther king jr. early today, leap rhymes sang "amazing grace." ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the sound jamie foxx and al sharpton also spoke this morning. >> abc7 news is joined by our reporter in washington, dc. >> good morning, that is oprah winfrey talking behind me and it is a tall order to try to speak as she is speaking but right now you can see that the people have all their eyes on oprah. it seems like this maybe was a little bit slow to get going but it is very humid here and this has been a lot of rain and people have to go through security checkpoints in order to come out here but, now, this is a crowd that is excited and eagerly awaiting remarks from president obama. it is impossible to miss the symbolism of the nation's first black president speaking on the 50th anniversary of dr. king's "i have a dream" speech. a lot people just happy to be here. there are so many people who were here 50 years ago who decided to come back and are p
Aug 23, 2013 11:00am PDT
. right now the nasdaq is up 12 points at 3650. >>> developing news, president obama says the u.s. is still trying to confirm a deadly chemical weapons attack in syria near the capital of damascus. >> what we've seen indicates that this is clearly a big event of grave concern. you know, we are already in communications with the entire international community. >> president obama tells cnn that if toxic gases were used, such actions are very troublesome and will require america's attention. he didn't specify what, if any, action the u.s. would take against syria. there could be 1,000 to 1600 victims in this week's attack. the syrian government denies involvement. >>> new this morning, north and south korea will allow families who have been separated for decades to see each other again. the emotional reunions will happen late next month at a north korean mountain resort. it will be the first such reunion to take place in three years. 100 families each from the sort and south have been invited to the event. the announcement is the latest conciliatory announcement from the north whic
Aug 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
jumping. [ male announcer ] helping you -- now that's what's important to us. >> president obama is about to award staff sergeant ty carter the nation's highest military on at the white house. originally from antioch, staff sergeant carter is receiving the medal for his courageous actions in afghanistan in october of 2009 when he braved enemy fire a half dozen times to carry injured soldiers to medical ail and deliver ammunition all during a firefight with the taliban. carter is only the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor awarded for service in iraq and afghanistan. he is a father of three. we are waiting for the president to approach the podium. we are streaming the ceremony, live, right now, on our website at >> we are also following developing news from syria where u.n. people say snipers have spot at their teams several times to inspect the use of chemical weapons on rebel for thes. activists claim 1,300 people were killed last wednesday. syria denies they used the poison but a senior white house official says there is very little doubt. >> happening now in texas
Aug 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> and we'll be back in just a moment. >> we'll meet the newest member of the obama family >> a good remindser of or wave app to get around the problems from closing the bay bridge. coming up at 3:00, we're not going to take it. solutions for people driving you nuts. >> then at 4:00, making a dorm room feel like your home. we team up with consumer reports for the best buys in dorm room appliances. >> the first family is a little big are this morning. >> there's a new dog, sunny, and she is the other dog. they get along wail. >> this video released of them playing. sunny is a portuguese water dog and was born last year. >> got right to work exploring the grounds. wondering how she got her name? >> they say it's because of her sunny disposition. >> goodbye. [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> thank you, guys. hi, honey. [smooches] welcome back, baby. hello, everybody, and welcome to millionaire. it is magical family getaway week. and today's returning contestant has already won a trip to new fantasyland in walt disney world, and she's also won $55,600. just 2 questions away f
Aug 8, 2013 11:00am PDT
about his organization youth for single room occupancy which will be honored by president obama in september. >> the while youths have spent so much time to educate people living in single room occupancies. >> we want to give our thanks to everyone who attended the meeting. if you would like to team up to host our next meeting go do our community page at community. we look forward to sharing the stories in the future on abc7 news. >> we look forward to sharing the weather forecast with mike nicco, at least. >> looking into the future maybe not so much drizzle as this morning with .02" of rain. but with the dry weather comes warmer weather in the seven-day outlook. >> three lucky people are multimillionaires today. where the winning powerball tickets were sold and the small are winners, still not too bad, in the bay area. our big news for a bay area little league team and what is next for them in the quest for a spot in the little >> coring daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> california is out of the luck when it comes to the ma
Aug 9, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> happening now, president obama is getting ready for a white house news conference before he starts vacation. he is likely to talk about the decision to cancel a summit with russian president putin after moscow granted asylum to n.s.a. leaker edward snowden. he could face questions of the terror threat that led to a global travel warning. he will depart for eight day vacation with the first family at martha's vineyard. we will carry the news conference hive in a special report starting around noon. >> thousands of music fans are pouring into golden gate park to kickoff the first day of the music festival including paul mccartney headlines and 9" nails and features outstanding food and wine. the tickets are all sold out. >> if you are headed into the city you will have a lot of company because it starts at noon at golden gate park and thousands of 49er fans will descend on candlestick park with the giants playing the baltimore orioles at 1:05 and the south america's cup semi finals are at the embarcadero. everyone is urged to leave cars at home and take mass transit. >> for all the evens, if
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